Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Birthday: Times when OG Bollywood queen ruled the global stage | PHOTOS

Bollywood blue-eyed beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is celebrating her 49th birthday on November 1. Aishwarya, who started her journey in Bollywood in the year 1998, has over the years become a global icon.

ridhi-suri Written By: Ridhi Suri @@SuriRidhi [Published on: November 01, 2022 8:41 IST]
  • Born in 1973, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan achieved the title of Miss World in the year 1994 and went to make her acting debut in Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar.
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    Born in 1973, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan achieved the title of Miss World in the year 1994 and went to make her acting debut in Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar.
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been representing India at Cannes Film Festival since Devdas, where she appeared alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama. The film was screened at the Cannes 2002.
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    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been representing India at Cannes Film Festival since Devdas, where she appeared alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama. The film was screened at the Cannes 2002.
  • Aishwarya Rai became the first Indian actress to be a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003.
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    Aishwarya Rai became the first Indian actress to be a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003.
  • She appeared in 'David Letterman show' and 'The Oprah Winfrey show.' During a 2005 appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman, Aishwarya Rai left the host flustered over her epic response to his question on why she stayed with her parents as an adult.
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    She appeared in 'David Letterman show' and 'The Oprah Winfrey show.' During a 2005 appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman, Aishwarya Rai left the host flustered over her epic response to his question on why she stayed with her parents as an adult.
  • In 2009, Aishwarya featured in 'The Pink Panther 2, alongside Steve Martin. She played Sonia, an Indian criminologist.
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    In 2009, Aishwarya featured in 'The Pink Panther 2, alongside Steve Martin. She played Sonia, an Indian criminologist.
  • Aishwarya, the first Indian to be invited to the Oprah Winfrey show, also became the first female to have Madame Tussaud’s statue.
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    Aishwarya, the first Indian to be invited to the Oprah Winfrey show, also became the first female to have Madame Tussaud’s statue.
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was honoured with Padma Shri in 2009. Also, the Guru actress was awarded Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2012.
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    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was honoured with Padma Shri in 2009. Also, the Guru actress was awarded Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2012.